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VALID THRU APRIL 2020
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Welcome to Argentina. Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel in Buenos Aires. After check in, we visit the southern area of Buenos Aires. We start in Plaza de Mayo, the site where the second foundation of the city took place. Here we may see Casa Rosada, the cathedral and Cabildo. Explore the oldest neighborhood of the city, San Telmo. Then make a stop to visit the “Zanjón de Granados”, under this building you can visit a tunnel with more than 4 centuries of Buenos Aires history. The will end at the European-inspired La Boca neighborhood and trendy Puerto Madero. This evening, enjoy dinner and a tango show at El Querandi. (D)
After breakfast, we visit the northern area of Buenos Aires. During the tour we visit La Recoleta, one of the most sophisticated neighborhoods in Buenos Aires. La Recoleta Cemetery surprises visitors with its rich architecture and the important social & political figures that are buried there, among whom is Eva Peron. The visit continues through the neighborhood of Palermo. (B,L)
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Iguazu Airport and transfer to your hotel upon arrival. This evening is yours to enjoy at leisure. (B)
Today we explore the Argentine side of Iguazu Falls on a full-day excursion. Board the train at Central Station that runs inside the subtropical rainforest for 2.5 miles. At Falls Station are 2 trails: The Upper Circuit, crossing over the top of the canyon and the Lower Circuit, a 1-mile trail, provides waterfall views from 8 catwalk lookouts for different perspectives. Then we catch the train to the Devil’s Throat Station, from which a 1.2 mile walk to a suspended platform lookout delivers Iguazu’s biggest thrill: the tallest and largest waterfall called Devil’s Throat, a 14-fall combo crashing in a 269-foot sheer drop! (B,L)
Embark on an excursion towards the Brazilian side of the Falls to Iguazu National Park to tour the park and head up to the boardwalks located at the edge of the cliffs of the Iguazu River. Enjoy the vista of San Martín Island, Devil’s Throat from the observation deck, and the waterfalls of Bossetti, San Martín, and Three Musketeers. Transfer to the Foz Iguazu Airport for your flight to Rio de Janeiro for check-in to your hotel. This evening is yours to enjoy at leisure – the perfect opportunity to experience Brazil’s vibrant and most traditional sounds of samba or perhaps you prefer to take-in the romantic and hypnotic sounds of bossa nova. Check out Rio’s vivacious night spots or relaxed music lounges. The options abound! (B)
Depart from your hotel on a Corcovado Private Tour. Visit the Christ Statue that sits 2,330 ft. above sea level, atop Corcovado Mountain and was recently named one of the seven modern wonders of the world. Following a scenic drive along the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, arrive at the foot of the hill and embark on a train up the mountain. At the top, experience an amazing panoramic view of Rio de Janeiro! The tour also includes a drive along Rio’s famous beaches. (B)
Brazil’s treasures beckon with a visit to the world famous Sugar Loaf Mountain. Rising up from a small peninsula at the entrance of Guanabara Bay, the first cable-car takes you to 215 meters up to the top of Urca Hill. From there, continue in a second cable car, rising to 395 meters above sea level to enjoy a 360 degree view of the entire city, including Botafogo and Copacabana Beaches, Corcovado and downtown Rio. Savor an included BBQ Lunch (without beverages). (B,L)
After breakfast, transfer to Rio de Janeiro Airport for your departure flight. (B)